‘Souljah Boy’ of Cleveland Sought For $22K Child Support Bill

The man who accused Atlanta rapper Soulja Boy of stealing his rap name is now a wanted man, as Cleveland police are seeking the rapper for failing to pay tens of thousands of dollars in back child support.

Police are seeking Willie Lyons aka Souljah Boy, a former member of Bone Thugs-N-Harmony’s side group Mo Thugs.

Cleveland police claim that Lyons owes over $22,000 dollars in back child support. Police cannot locate Lyons, whose last known address was a vacant house.

In December of 2007, Lyons sued Atlanta rapper Soulja Boy, claiming he infringed on his “Souljah Boy” trademark by using the name with a variation in the spelling.

According to reports Lyons, and Soulja Boy Tell ’Em, born DeAndre Cortez Way, settled the lawsuit out of courts.

The warrant for Lyons was issued before he won the financial settlement.

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